Sultan’s Pomegranate ginger sorbet

29/09/2014 at 10:02

Ever dreamt about living the life of a Sultan?  Here is your chance!  The inspiration to this stylish and delicious sorbet comes straight from the palace of the old Ottoman Empire! Close your eyes and savour the flavour of pomegranate sorbet, with intriguing flavour-twists added by aromatic spices such as ginger, cinnamon and clove. “Have a sharbat and a smile” – […]

Sorbet Cardinale (raspberry-blackcurrant sorbet)

09/07/2014 at 15:32

Sorbet Cardinale, a delicate flavour composed of raspberries and blackcurrants, seems to be quite rare these days. This is hard to understand, since it is a very pleasing flavour.  And luckily, one does not have to be a Catholic Eminence to enjoy this delicate, very berry sorbet! As a little extra, this post will also look into the use of gelatin as a stabiliser in sorbets […]

Frozen lemon yoghurt ice cream

22/07/2013 at 09:51

What’s the result if you combine orange and lemon? And then add some yoghurt? And finally decide to freeze it all?  “- A perfect summer dream”, according to a friend of mine who recently tried this (low-calorie) frozen creation. Let’s find out more!   I really have a soft spot for frozen yoghurt. Could it be that they often feel healthier and less fatty than many […]

Clementine sorbet

28/05/2013 at 09:29

Refreshing and sweet Clementine sorbet – who can resist that? The Clementine is a popular “easy cousin” [easy to peel, generally seedless] to the orange, and true to style, this recipe could hardly have been easier either. In fact – if you can mix juice, water and sugar, you are practically there!       Brother Marie-Clément Rodier (1839–1904). The Clementine […]

Lime sorbet

27/05/2012 at 23:02

“A lime a day keeps the doctor away”  –  old naval saying (conceivably …) Did you know that the concept of vitamins only appeared during the early 20th century?  But by then, citrus fruits loaded with vitamin C had already helped many sailors avoid the dreaded scurvy (a debilitating, even fatal, C-vitamin deficiency illness) for at least more than a century. The […]

Energy Drink Sorbet

17/04/2012 at 14:56

Time and energy always in short supply? If you have no qualms about seeking your re-energizing solutions from a canned mixture of concentrated caffeine and taurine, this sorbet might be just what you seek.  But actually, you might want to try it even if you feel cautious about energy drinks – read on!   Red Bull and all the other energy drinks  – love them  or hate […]

Passion fruit sorbet

07/03/2012 at 17:21
Passion fruit sorbet

  The word ‘passion’ stems from ancient Greek, and means ‘suffering’. And while the popular song tells us that “Love hurts”, the suffering that has given passion fruit its name is actually biblical. But even if you knew that, you probably do not know what the fruit symbolises in Japan …   Notice the passion flower garland in this Victorian painting by Henrietta […]